Data Scientist, Human Resources

Location: New York, NY 10014

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Company Description

Present in over 100 countries and employing nearly 80,000 professionals, Publicis Groupe is the third largest communications group in the world. Publicis Groupe is listed on the Euronext Paris [FR0000130577] and is part of the CAC 40 index. Active across the entire value chain, Publicis Groupe offers its major clients a transversal, unified and fluid model allowing them access to all the Groupe’s tools and expertise around the world through the mantra The Power of One.

We are dedicated to ensuring an inclusive environment where employees feel empowered to share their experiences and ideas. We encourage participation in a variety of Business Resource Groups, including groups for Women, People of Color, Veterans, LGTBQ community and allies, and more. For more information regarding our efforts around diversity and inclusion visit us at or ask your recruiter for details.

Job Description

The HR Data Scientist is a new role for Publicis Groupe US and will be responsible for establishing an innovative Talent Intelligence practice within the organization, which in turn will allow the Talent and HR community to make evidence-based decisions.


  • Collaborate with partners and stakeholders to understand talent-related business problems; identify, gather, and analyze relevant data
  • Utilize appropriate data science methodologies to interpret and summarize data
  • Explain and help predict outcomes related to hiring, productivity, engagement, and attrition
  • Deliver an intelligence platform with rich data visualizations and meaningful business insights and conclusions
  • Keep abreast of emerging methods and technologies in the analytics space
  • Conduct statistical analyses to develop strategies
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
  • Identify data patterns and trends
  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
  • Present information using data visualization techniques
  • Document all processes and research

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, applied math or related field required; Master's degree preferred.
  • Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis
  • 2+ years' experience with SQL and statistical software packages (Python, R, SAS) required
  • Experience using business intelligence tools and data frameworks
  • Attentive listener with strong technical and non-technical communication skills
  • A firm understanding of the talent/HR function and processes
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Strong math and quantitative skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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